Rice Howard Way Street Vendors

Rice Howard Way Street Vendors

A fact lost in Edmonton street name history after the numbering system was introduced was that Rice Howard Way is a combination of Rice Avenue (101A Avenue) and Howard Street (100A Street) downtown. As the closest resemblance of Stephen Avenue in Calgary, Rice Howard Way has had its share of pedestrian-oriented events in its history. Here we discover the recent food truck boom in its infancy. What The Truck just blew it up big!

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Old Spaghetti Factory

Old Spaghetti Factory

Old Spaghetti Factory is still the best bang for your buck when it comes to filling up an entire family with a three-course meal. Every main is served with an soup or salad, tea or coffee, and ice cream. Here’s the West Edmonton Mall location on Bourbon Street before they moved further into BRBN.

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Chop Suey on the Prairies / What The Truck

Chop Suey on the Prairies / What The Truck

The Royal Alberta Museum had a very successful run for Chop Suey on the Prairies. It was an exhibit showing the Chinese settlement and history of Chinese food in Alberta. Did you know green onion cakes are only popular in Edmonton? The curator Linda Tzang will tell you more about it. The exhibit ended up traveling around Alberta after its long run at the museum. This video captures the launch party event with a Ginger…

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Shanghai 456

Shanghai 456

Shanghai 456 is one of the few Shanghainese Restaurants in the city. In the video, it was located at the old Edmonton Flying Club. But don’t worry, even though the City Centre Airport is now history, they moved to a more accessible location in Glenora (14456 118 Ave). Get your empty stomach out because the food for the Northern Chinese climate is going to be filling for your belly.

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